The singing continues on The Masked Singer this weekend, and taking to the stage for a second time is Rhino.


They'll take on Jacket Potato, Fawn, Rubbish, and Pigeon, and at the end of the episode at least one contestant will be unmasked.

Rhino will have to sing their heart out in order to impress the detective panel, including Davina McCall, Jonathan Ross, Rita Ora and Mo Gilligan, and keep their identity under wraps.

Already, fans believe they've sussed out who could be behind the mask, with the likes of Charlie Simpson, James Blunt and Rylan Clark being thrown into the mix.

Read on for everything you need to know about Rhino - one of The Masked Singer 2023 contestants.

Who is Rhino? Clues, guesses, and songs

Rhino made their Masked Singer debut on Saturday 7th January, competing against the likes of Fawn, Jacket Potato, Piece of Cake, Pigeon and Rubbish.

See all their latest songs, clues and guesses below.


Episode 2 – Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol


  • In Rhino’s first VT, a sign appeared that said "Welcome to Cobalt".
  • The sign also said that there was a population of 158,967 people, and the rules were "no spittin', no thievin', and no shoutin'".
  • Three arrows were shown behind Rhino.
  • "I want to make sure we have a nice fair game."
  • Rhino looked at a list of the "Town Crimes", which included: "Arson: 3", "Loitering: 17", "Forgery: 99", "Theft: 40" and "Bad Jokes: 2".
  • Riddle – "I’m chief of this town, and happy go-lucky. But one of you guys might think I’m quite muggy."


  • Charlie Simpson
  • Russell Brand
  • James Blunt
  • Freddie Flintoff
  • Rylan Clark

The Masked Singer theories

Is Rhino Charlie Simpson?

Fans believe that Busted star Charlie Simpson could be behind the mask of Rhino after a number of clues.

During an exclusive poll, 49.4 per cent fans backed Simpson as the culprit.

Most importantly, viewers felt that references to "law and order" – including a Sheriff's car – could elude to the name of the band to which Simpson is most closely associated.

What time is The Masked Singer on?

The Masked Singer airs on Saturdays on ITV1 and ITVX.

The second episode will take place on Saturday 21st January at 7pm.

Season 4 returned to ITV1 on New Year's Day, with the first set of contestants in the line-up performing. At the end of the episode, Chris Kamara was unveiled as the show's Ghost.

For more on who left The Masked Singer, follow this link.

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